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Yiddish is a language which holds great importance to many in the older generations, but it has fallen out of favour in the previous few decades. Now, however, a resurgence in Yiddish teaching may indicate a Yiddish revival is gathering steam. In Canada, new classes are popping up to teach youngsters Yiddish – a language which was once as widely spoken in Canada as the current most widespread non-official language, Punjabi. Between the 1930s and today, the number of Yiddish [...]
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Yiddish is a non-territorial High German language of Jewish (Ashkenazi) origin, spoken throughout the world by about three million speakers. It emerged as the national language of a large Jewish community in Eastern Europe that rejected Zionism and sought Jewish cultural autonomy in Europe. Yiddish is written with the Hebrew alphabet.
Download our free dictionary (for Windows or Android) and browse both the Yiddish-English and the English-Yiddish lists. Look up a word, add or modify an entry, and learn words at your own rhythm from a personal learning list. Click here to learn more about the features or scroll down to download the program. An online version is also available, so you can browse the dictionary without downloading it.
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This dictionary was made by Renato B. Figueiredo.
List status: © Renato B. Figueiredo
Yiddish > English: 8,289 words
English > Yiddish: 6,644 words
Last update: March 21, 2014
First upload: April 9, 2008
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